Board Organization & Responsibilities
The Town's Personnel Board consists of 5 members appointed by the Select Board in accordance with the Personnel Bylaw. Members are appointed for 3-year terms and may serve for 2 terms.
The Personnel Board has responsibility for the administration of the Personnel Bylaw of the Town, which applies to all positions except elected officers, employees with personal contracts, employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement, and employees of the school department.
Administration of the Personnel Bylaw includes the following:
- Reviewing and temporarily approving job classifications and compensation plans; recommending Classification & Compensation Plans for approval by Town Meeting
- Recommending non-wage provisions, such as leave benefits, for approval by Town Meeting
- Establishing policies and procedures in conjunction with the Town Manager as necessary to implement and interpret the provisions of the Personnel Bylaw
- Hearing and taking appropriate action on the appeal of any employee aggrieved by the operation of any provision of the Personnel Bylaw